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The Joe Irvine Collection The Joe Irvine Collection

Sheet music of songs and piano music from the Victorian and Edwardian eras, as well as dance band arrangements of 1920s, 30s and 40s. There are approximately 16,000 thousand items of sheet music plus 650 books.

About the collection

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The individual song sheets range from An Eriskay Love Lilt to Your Tiny Hand is Frozen from La Boheme and cover classical including opera and traditional and folk music from around the world.
The booklets containing music and songs span classical including opera, jazz, dance band music, traditional music from around the world and sacred music.


Finding aid

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The individual song sheets can be located using the Song Index on Level 4 of the Mitchell and listing is alphabetical by song or tune.


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An Afghan Love Song by Ray Douglas

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An All Night Lullaby by Ivor Novello

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Songs of the Hebrides by M. Kennedy-Fraser and Kenneth Macleod


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